Daisy Ridley is the star of Star Wars: The Final Jedi, even when she would not consider herself as such. “I am not a Hollywood star; I am an actress,” she insists to E! Information. “Let’s be actual! I am an actress.”
Even when she will not admit it, Ridley turned an instantaneous star the second J.J. Abrams solid her as Rey in 2015’s Star Wars: The Power Awakens. The film launched a brand new technology of characters to the franchise, like John Boyega‘s Finn and Adam Driver‘s Kylo Ren, whereas additionally bringing again outdated favorites, like Carrie Fisher‘s Princess Leia and Mark Hamill‘s Luke Skywalker.
Rian Johnson directed the second installment within the trilogy (in theaters Dec. 15). Due to the scale of the ensemble solid, it was uncommon that the actors had been in a position to spend time collectively as soon as cameras stopped rolling. “There was an evening that I feel Adam was round, so me and him bought collectively for slightly drinkie-poo,” Ridley recalled. “John and I weren’t working collectively a lot, however we might see one another within the day. That is actually the one time I can consider, truly! And it is attention-grabbing, as a result of on Homicide on the Orient Categorical, we had been getting collectively each weekend. [But] it is very lengthy days, in order that’s truly the one time I can consider. That may’t be!”
Fortunately, the actors are in a position to make up for misplaced time throughout their worldwide press tour.
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